While Mayor de Blasio feastd on pizza in Italy, New York festered. The latest example of NYPD excess involved a marijuana suspect. Police claimed Jahmiel Cuffee was rolling a joint. So they took him down and stomped on his head.
It's taken a year and a half for Aurora, Colorado to get with the state's new marijuana-selling program. Had they allowed for retail stores to open in January rather than watch and wait, maybe Mark Chalfant would be alive today.
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What compels someone to commit unspeakable acts of violence? In the case of Jerad Miller, it was numerous run-ins with police, which included three marijuana arrests and subsequent incarceration.
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd went to Denver to check out the new legal marijuana scene there. After eating a cannabis-infused chocolate bar, she found herself "in a hallucinatory state for the next eight hours."